NKF 2016 Spring Clinical Meeting

Get the latest insights into chronic kidney disease care, and other nephrology topics from the National Kidney Foundation meeting in Boston.

New Bladder Cancer Guidelines Released

Newly released clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC) may enable clinicians to provide patients with more individualized treatment.

Proton Pump Inhibitors Linked to CKD

Risk increased the longer people used the heartburn medications. Learn more.

PCa Metastasis Risk Higher in Some ...

Study points to a need for caution in using active surveillance for men with Gleason 7 disease.

HIPAA Disclosure Rules Not So Strict

These guidelines will help you decide when to disclose information to patients' family, friends and caregivers.

The Looming Battle for ESRD Fountains

As the rate of acceleration in ESRD incidence decline, physicians should expect heightened battles for the ESRD fountains.

Anemia in Cancer Patients With CKD

Preview the presentation Jeffrey S. Berns, MD, professor of Medicine and Pediatrics in the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia, will present at the National Kidney Foundation's 2016 Spring Clinical Meetings: "Onco-Nephrology Cancer, Chemotherapy and the Kidney,”

ADPKD in 2016 and Beyond

Get a sneak peek of the National Kidney Foundation's 2016 Spring Clinical Meetings. Advances in the diagnosis and management of ADPKD are readily translatable to everyday clinical practice, according to Ronald D. Perrone, MD, FASN, FNKF, associate chief of the division of nephrology and medical director of kidney transplantation at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

Cutaneous Ureterostomy a Good Alternative

When it comes to choosing a urinary diversion, cutaneous ureterostomy (CU) with a single stoma deserves consideration in some elderly patients along with ileal conduit.

Ferritin Levels Rising in Hemodialysis Patients

Serum ferritin levels in new hemodialysis patients increase over time, a trend independent of intravenous iron use, exposure to erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs), and other potential confounders.

Sildenafil Aids Ureteric Stone Passage

Sildenafil may be useful as medical expulsive therapy for distal ureteric stones 5–10 mm in diameter.

PCa Risk Lower With Ejaculation

Men who report a higher frequency of ejaculation as adults are less likely to be subsequently diagnosed with prostate cancer (PCa).

CME: SGLT-2 Inhibitors for Type 2 ...

Increased clinical research has been focused on the sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors for the management of type 2 diabetes.

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